Something amazing is going to happen in 5 hours. Felix Baumgartner, a skydiver will be breaking the world record by jumping 120,000 feet from a spacecraft. The previous world record was 100,000 feet. During his jump Felix will break the sound barrier. His medical doctor says no one knows what happens to a human body when it breaks the sound barrier, this is really exciting. Will update the blog post with results, you can see the jump live here.
Update: The live jump was postponed due to bad weather, will be jumping sometime today.
Update II: Delayed for 3 days. At this point I’m not sure if he’s going to jump anymore.
Update III: Felix has finally took a leap and jumped. He broke the world record by jumping from 127,000 feet and broke the sound barrier without a vehicle for the first time in history.